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General Airplay

Reggae/Dub

Good for general airplay anytime of the day to be enjoyed by all ages. Mix these tracks with your tried and true collection to showcase fresh new Australian music.

Tracks

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Bearfoot - Feed My Soul (Jesswah Remix)     Reggae/Dub, Hip Hop, Dub, Electronic 05/02/2016
Bearfoot’s roots/reggae has you bound for the dancefloor, bringing together the best musicians the Sunshine Coast has bared. It’s a great idea, which turned into a brilliant one
Blending Bearfoot's dubiety and oldest track, with a hip hop spin, the band has done the brave & geeky thing of releasing the remix before the original (slated for later in the year). Inspiring creativity, the song hits hard in the right places, musically & mentally.

Ras Jahknow - What A Gwan     Reggae/Dub, Roots, World 03/02/2016
Originating from the heart of Cape Verde West Africa, Ras Jahknow ushers an innovative reggae style drawing their worldly sound from a variety of countries from across the globe.
‘What A Gwan’ bestows the bands iconic sound of rolling bass power melded with melodic sincerity to deliver a prized strain of vintage roots reggae.

Centre and The South - Take It As it Comes     Reggae/Dub, Roots, Soul, Funk 28/01/2016
Centre and The South's sound is a web of roots, upbeat funk and soul interlaced with a pronounced mellow reggae flavour.
Take It As It comes is a track that excudes positivity, it's bouncing pace takes listeners down a colourful funk reggae soundscape that will definitely make you want to groove as its skips along. Upbeat, happy and carefree are key emotions that resound from the songs message and delivery.

Midnight Tea Party - The Soprano Has A Moustache     Reggae/Dub 15/01/2016
Hypnotic balkan melodies set to electronic-style grooves, grungy metallic riffs and raucous crowd sing-a-longs. Midnight Tea Party delivers an experience both mesmerising and loaded with fun.
Opens with dub groove which is joined by a synth solo and blazing horn riffs. Moves through an instrumental dub out into a chilled hip hop style tempo featuring lush synth pads and a breathy trumpet solo.

Other tracks by Midnight Tea Party:  Magic Roundabout  -  Baby I Love You So
Desert Mulga - Nyirripi     World, Reggae 08/01/2016
Formed in 1998 and a household name throughout the Central Desert, Desert Mulga is the quintessential desert reggae band.
Nyirripi is one of the tracks off Desert Mulga's debut album 'Tangapa Yanu' released on CAAMA Music' new Therrka label.

Bearfoot - Impolite     Reggae/Dub, Reggae, Rock, Psychedelic 26/11/2015
Bearfoot’s roots/reggae has you bound for the dancefloor, bringing together the best musicians the Sunshine Coast has bared. It’s a great idea, which turned into a brilliant one
A monster of a reggae track that bounces along, smiling while flipping the bird at the establishment. 'Impolite' solidifies Bearfoot's position firmly in Australian psychedelic reggae, with swirling layers of keys, trumpet and dubby guitar over the steadfast groove.

ON TOUR
DEC-JAN
QLD

Bin Juice - Bubblegum Warrior     Funk/Soul, Rock 19/11/2015
Bin Juice play high energy funk music with influence drawn from Jazz, Rock, Hip Hop and Psychedelia. It is music to dance to. Heavy, deep grooves and explosive jams.
A classic funk groove turned on its head, accompanied by the story of a professional high pressure cleaner, leading into a heavy jam with a noisy guitar solo.

Other tracks by Bin Juice:  3 AM  -  Why Keep Track of The Time
Kinsky - I Am The Mountain     Reggae/Dub 19/11/2015
After their critically acclaimed debut album Sunset On The Good Fight, Sydney soul reggae band Kinsky are back with a new 6 track EP slated for release in early 2016.
In true Kinsky fashion this new track (mixed in Tokyo no less) combines Ernie Garland's typical smooth vocals with their signature solid backing vocals and classic reggae mid-tempo back beat. A laid back but catchy and powerful tune for the dance floor or the hammock.

Little King - Perfectly Faulty     Reggae/Dub, Electronic, Chill 14/11/2015
Little King is a hybrid mix of dub-reggae and electronic sounds, tinged with soul, blues and hip-hop complemented by interesting and thoughtful melodies and lyrics, and witty grooves and hooks.
Perfectly faulty is the paradox that sometimes bad things happen for good reasons. It is somewhat cryptic, telling the story of a friendship that had loads of ups and downs but in the end it is stronger for it via a unique dance/dub reggae fusion.

Other tracks by Little King:  Without Vision  -  Creatures
Bootleg Rascal - Asleep In The Machine     Reggae/Dub, Psychedelic 13/11/2015
Ghetto-Dubsters, Bootleg Rascal are a 4 bliss dub crew from Sydney and Gold Coast. Masters of hiphop infused jams and sonic brews: blending infectious alternative rhythms. (theMusic.com May 2015).
A band favourite on the record, 'Asleep In The Machine', sees singer Q-Dome in his element. The song maintains the unique Bootleg flavours with a sexy Rhodes piano and intergalactic guitar hooks laid down over a trip-hop beat.

The Protesters - Green Utopia     Reggae/Dub 28/10/2015
Sydney based socially conscious, roots-reggae band, The Protesters, communicate heart felt messages of social and environmental justice, with deep roots reggae riddims.
Green Utopia' is a track that takes you on a journey over a sea of reggae riddims.
It gives us hope that someday we can live in harmony with the earth.
The invitation to take the journey is given to all.

Other tracks by The Protesters:  Opportunity  -  Green Utopia Dub
Great Earthquake - Full Time Buzz     Pop, Dub, Punk 26/10/2015
Noah Symons is Great Earthquake — a one-man band, self-taught looping machine
As hyperactive as the name might suggest, this instrumental ditty taken from the Thought Broadcasting EP is a pile up of ecstatic live beats laced with playful bass and guitar, while glockenspiel chimes and melodicas waft by, brief and fleeting as are all the best moments of coffee-fueled inspiration.

Black Bird Hum - On And On     Reggae/Dub, Dub 09/10/2015
A blend of roots, reggae and folk, wound together with captivating hooks, solid grooves and striking harmonies.
Black Bird hum’s latest single, written in response to successive Australian government’s treatment of people seeking asylum here…

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Jesse Morris Band - Open Your Eyes     Reggae/Dub, Acoustic 05/10/2015
Dub-conscious soul, roots & reggae troubadours based in the Australian Northern Rivers Byron Bay hinterland. Touring nationally From Oct-Dec 2015.
The first of 3 collaborations to be released between Byron Bay based soul-roots-reggae troubadours the 'Jesse Morris Band' and master-producer 'Kakhand'. 'Open Your Eyes' is a roots reggae mantra for awareness encouraging listeners to clear the traffic & noise that stands between us, happiness & the truth. National tour October-December.

Kingfisha - Water Running     Reggae/Dub 01/10/2015
The county’s premier roots-reggae outfit, Kingfisha are poised to make some major in-roads with a new single and album on the way
A heady mix of big bass lines, floating effects and killer melodies.

Melbourne Ska Orchestra - Satellite     Reggae/Dub, Ska 16/09/2015
‘Satellite’ is a sonic joyride with dynamic horns, crystal vocals, classic driving Ska rhythm and an infectious hook. A nod to the bands Ska roots.
‘Riding on a Satellite’ is a metaphor for flying high when the balance is right, a little like ‘Walking on Sunshine’ with a cosmic twist!

ON TOUR
OCT
NSW/VIC

Exek - The Theme From Judge Judy     Rock, Dub 01/09/2015
A mix of dub and krauty no wave, ambient and synthy post punk not unlike PiL, Swell Maps or Beak.
A bleak and despairing ode to the daytime soap opera that fills many an unemployed individuals afternoon.

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Blackbreaks - Driving At Night     Rock, Industrial, Dubstep 25/08/2015
Blackbreaks are spread between Katoomba, in the Blue Mountains and inner-city Sydney. They combine alt guitar rock, industrial tinged electronica, and a proudly politicised message. With waistcoats.
Driving at Night explores the story of an Australian soldier who has just completed a tour in Afghanistan, but before returning home he spontaneously decides to accept a lucrative private contract top drive a truck as part of a convoy. He just needs to stay awake, and avoid IEDs.

ON TOUR
SEP
NSW/VIC

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Creekside Reggae Band - Yiwarra (Back Road to Kinote)     Indigenous, Reggae 12/08/2015
Creekside Reggae Band featured in Bush Bands Bash 2015 Compilation
Yiwarra (back road to Kintore) by Creekside Reggae Band.
Featured on the 2015 Bush Bands Bash compilation CD.

Desert Mulga - Wati     Indigenous, Reggae 12/08/2015
Desert Mulga featured in the Bush Bands Bash 2015 Compilation
Wati by Deserty Mulga.
Featured on the 2015 Bush Bands Bash compilation CD.